Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Best Feel Good Songs of All Time till 2017. Music is very powerful and it can help one drown out stress, anxiety, and sorrow. Music that feels good can uplift your spirits putting you in a better mood as it is linked to emotions and memory.
List of Top 10 Best Feel Good Songs of All Time till 2017
10. I Feel Good by James Brown
This song was released in 1964 and it was on the album titled Out of Sight. James Brown was an American singer. Soul and Funk is the genre. This singer had 99 hits to top Billboard charts. This song was such a feel good great hit that it has appeared in numerous film soundtracks, including The Nutty Professor; Good Morning, Vietnam; Home Alone 4; Mr. Jones; It Takes Two; Dr. Dolittle; Boat Trip; Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre; K-9; Garfield: The Movie; Exit Wounds; Ernst og lyset (Ernst and the Light); and Transformers. It has also appeared in film trailers including It Could Happen to You. In 1975, this song was re-recorded by Brown for his album Sex Machine Today.
9. (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding
This song was released in 1968. It topped music charts both in the United States and in the UK. This song is rock genre. This song achieved universal success in countries all around the world. Four million copes of the song was sold worldwide. The song went on to win two Grammy Awards: Best R&B Song and Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.
8. That’s the Way I like It by KC and the Sunshine Band
This song was released in 1975. It won Juno Award for International Single of the Year. The music genre of this song was disco and rock. It topped American music charts for one week. This song can really make you feel good and smile. In 2011, this song was later sampled by the rapper 50 Cent for his song “I Just Wanna (feat. Tony Yayo)” for his mixtape The Big 10.
7. More Than A Feeling by Boston
This song was released in 1976 and it won the Juno Award for International Album of the Year. Written by Tom Scholz and first released by the rock band Boston. Its genre is Hard rock, album rock, arena rock, classical rock. The song is about the power an old song can have in your life. ‘More Than a Feeling’ strikes an uncommonly resonant emotional note.
6. You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate
Song recorded by the British group Hot Chocolate. This feel good song was released in 1975. This song was also featured in a few films. It was a hit song and became known as the groups best known hit. This song genre is disco and funk. It won the gold certification. This is one of the Top 10 Best Feel Good Songs of All Time till 2017.
5. Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys
This song was released in 1966 as a single. Topping record charts in several countries including the US and UK. One of the most important compositions and recordings of the entire rock era. Its success earned the Beach Boys a Grammy nomination for Best Vocal Group performance in 1966. It was included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s “500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
4. Staying Alive by Bee gees
This song was released in 1977. Staying Alive is a 1983 American dance film and a sequel to Saturday Night Fever in 1977 starring John Travolta as the dancer Tony Manero, with Cynthia Rhodes, Finola Hughes, Joyce Hyser, Julie Bovasso, and dancers Viktor Manoel and Kevyn Morrow. This song and film won very many awards that included Golden Globe Awards, Original Song, Golden Raspberry Awards, Worst Actor -John Travolta, Worst New Star -Finola Hughes, Worst Supporting Actress -Finola Hughes, Grammy Awards, Best Album of Original Score Written for A Motion Picture or a Television Special.
3. Dancing Queen by Abba
This song won Grammy Hall of Fame and it was released in 1976. You are the Dancing Queen, young and sweet, only seventeen…….It was entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. This song’s genre is Europop. This feel good song approaches the subject from the joy of dancing itself, thus having a greater emotional content than that of many other disco songs.
2. Magic by Olivia Newton John
Released in 1980. Olivia Newton-John AO, OBE she was born 26 September 1948 in Cambridge, England and is an English-born actress raised between England and Australia. She is a four-time Grammy award winner who has amassed five No. 1 and ten other Top Ten Billboard Hot 100 singles and two No. 1 Billboard 200 solo albums. Eleven of her singles, including two platinum and fourteen of her albums including two platinum and four double platinum have been certified gold by the RIAA. Her music has been successful in multiple formats including Pop, Country and Adult Contemporary. You have to believe we are magic, nothing can stand in our way……..
1. Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen
Don’t Stop Me Now Cause I’m Having A Good Time………It was a Top 10 hit in the UK, but only hit No. 86 in the US. But it is a cheery song that kind of resembles some big Broadway hits of today and it has over 100 million views on YouTube, and is beloved by fans of the film “Shaun of the Dead.” It produces positive emotions as the ultimate feel-good song.
These are the most popular feel good songs of 2017. If you want to feel good and uplift your spirits, then all you have to do is urn on the radio or the internet to find a few feel good songs. Share one with a friend who is feeling blue. Music is excellent therapy for healing, and it opens the windows to your soul. It can provide inspiration, new thoughts and more. There is the perfect song for any person, with any problem to help the, overcome hurt, fear, anger and more. These song can still be heard playing today. Some of them are very much different from today’s modern digital sounds in that they were created by artists using real musical instruments, bands and more.